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Shenyang University of Chemical Technology

Shenyang University of Chemical Technology

Shenyang University of Chemical Technology (Chinese: 沈阳化工大学; pinyin: Shěnyáng huàgōng dàxué; SUCT) is a university in Shenyang, Liaoning, China under the provincial government. Partially run by the state and mainly by the local government, it is an institute of mainly science with specialization and advantage in the fields of chemical industry, integration in the field of science, engineering, economy, management and arts.It has become a multi-level teaching system for postgraduates, undergra...
Vigário Geral

Vigário Geral

Vigário Geral is a neighborhood in the North Zone of Rio de Janeiro with a large favela.It is infamous for the Vigário Geral massacre that occurred here in 1993.The movie Favela Rising follows the development of the Afro Reggae in this neighborhood, as well as focusing on life there.
HMAS Harman

HMAS Harman

HMAS Harman is a Royal Australian Navy (RAN) communications and logistics facility. The main base is located in the Australian capital of Canberra, and is geographically recognised as the suburb of Harman (postcode 2600). Established in the late 1930s as the Royal Australian Navy Wireless/Transmitting Station Canberra, the facility was commissioned into the RAN as a stone frigate in 1943.In addition to its Communications and Logistics roles, the base hosts Reserve Units from both the Australi...
Greg Haughton

Greg Haughton

Gregory "Greg" Haughton (born 10 November 1973) is a Jamaican 400 metres runner. He won three bronze medals, one at the 1996 Summer Olympics and two at the 2000 Summer Olympics. His personal best for the 400 m was 44.56 seconds.He was coached by Clyde Hart, an individual who also trained world record-holder Michael Johnson. Individually, Haughton was the bronze medallist at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and won bronze medals over 400 m at the World Championships in Athletics in 1995 and ...

Log wind profile

The Log wind profile is a semi-empirical relationship commonly used to describe the vertical distribution of horizontal mean wind speeds within the lowest portion of the planetary boundary layer. The relationship is well described in the literature.The logarithmic profile of wind speeds is generally limited to the lowest 100 m of the atmosphere (i.e., the surface layer of the atmospheric boundary layer). The rest of the atmosphere is composed of the remaining part of the planetary boundary la...
Directional antenna

Directional antenna

A directional antenna or beam antenna is an antenna which radiates or receives greater power in specific directions allowing for increased performance and reduced interference from unwanted sources. Directional antennas provide increased performance over dipole antennas – or omnidirectional antennas in general – when greater concentration of radiation in a certain direction is desired.A high-gain antenna (HGA) is a directional antenna with a focused, narrow radiowave beam width. This narrow b...
Christ the King Regional High School

Christ the King Regional High School

Christ the King Regional High School is a Catholic high school located in Middle Village, Queens, New York, USA and established in 1962. It is located within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn.Originally built and operated by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn as a diocesan high school, Christ the King High School began with its first freshman class starting September 1962 with its teachers at Mater Christi High School in Astoria, Queens. The first classes at the unfinished Middle Vil...
KSTR-DT

KSTR-DT

KSTR-DT, virtual channel 49 (UHF digital channel 48), is a UniMás owned-and-operated television station serving the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex that is licensed to Irving, Texas, United States. The station is owned by Univision Communications, as part of a duopoly with Univision owned-and-operated station KUVN-DT (channel 23). The two stations share studio facilities located on Bryan Street (near I-345/Route 75) in downtown Dallas; KSTR maintains transmitter facilities located south of Belt L...
Metabotropic glutamate receptor 1

Metabotropic glutamate receptor 1

3KS9, 4OR2• glutamate receptor activity• G-protein coupled receptor activity• signal transducer activity• protein binding• integral component of membrane• G-protein coupled receptor dimeric complex• postsynaptic density• membrane• G-protein coupled receptor homodimeric complex• Q14330621• integral component of plasma membrane• dendrite• neuron projection• nucleus• cellular response to electrical stimulus• G-protein coupled glutamate receptor signaling pathway• G-protein coupled receptor signa...
Thomas Wagstaffe

Thomas Wagstaffe

Thomas Wagstaffe the Elder (13 February, 1645 – 17 October, 1712) was a clergyman of the Church of England, after the nonjuring schism a bishop of the breakaway church.Wagstaffe was born on 13 February 1645 at Binley in Warwickshire, and was named after his father, who had settled there and married Anne Avery of Itchington; he was related to Sir Joseph Wagstaffe and to William Wagstaffe the physician. He was educated at Charterhouse School. After a short period at Pembroke College, Cambridge ...
Marc Marzenit

Marc Marzenit

Marc Marzenit (born Marc Martínez on March 27, 1983) is a DJ and music producer from Barcelona, Spain.Marc's interest in music began at the young age of nine, making sounds on a small Casio PT1 keyboard that he attempted to plug into his father’s Atari 1040ST computer. He also had musical influence from his father, who was working at a record shop in Barcelona during Marc’s childhood. He obtained his first synthesizer, a Casio HT-6000 when he was eleven. He then took his musical involvement t...
Félix Pie

Félix Pie

Félix Pie Dofen (/ˈpiːeɪ/ PEE-ay; born February 8, 1985) is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder who is currently a free agent. He has previously played in the MLB for the Chicago Cubs, the Baltimore Orioles, and the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Hanwha Eagles of the Korean Baseball Organization. Pie was born to Haitian immigrants to the Dominican Republic.Pie started with the Mesa Cubs, the Chicago Cubs Rookie affiliate, in 2002. He played in 55 games and hit .321, with 4 home runs and ...
Mineriad

Mineriad

See also The 1990s: the rise and decline of miners' unionsA Mineriad (Romanian: Mineriadă) is the term used to name any of the successive violent interventions of miners in Bucharest. These interventions were generally seen as aimed at wrestling policy changes or simply material advantages from the current political power. The term is mostly used to refer to the most violent mineriad, which occurred in Bucharest during the period June 13–15, 1990.After the National Salvation Front's decision ...
PLDT

PLDT

PLDT Inc., (PSE: TEL, NYSE: PHI), formerly known as the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (Filipino: Kompanya ng Teleponong Pangmalayuan ng Pilipinas), is the largest telecommunications and digital services company in the Philippines. The latest consolidated service revenues reported for the full year of 2015 is at ₱171.1 billion, and net income at ₱35.2 billion.PLDT was established on November 28, 1928, by a Philippine Government act. Philippine legislature and approved by...
Alberta Act

Alberta Act

The Alberta Act, effective September 1, 1905, was the act of the Parliament of Canada that created the province of Alberta. The act is similar in nature to The Saskatchewan Act, which established the province of Saskatchewan at the same time. Like the Saskatchewan Act, the Alberta Act was controversial because (sec 21) it allowed the Government of Canada to maintain control of all of Alberta's natural resources and public lands. Alberta did not win control of these resources until the passage...
The Mother Hips

The Mother Hips

The Mother Hips is a rock band based in the San Francisco Bay Area.Tim Bluhm (vocals/guitar), Greg Loiacono (guitar/vocals), Isaac Parsons (bass) and Mike Wofchuck (drums) met in 1990 while attending California State University-Chico, living off campus in Bradley Hall. They jammed and played some original songs at a few parties (once billed as Pippi Longstocking and the Trunk-of-Funk), but soon Isaac and Mike were lured away by the prospect of playing Led Zeppelin and Jane's Addiction covers ...
Suicide Club (film)

Suicide Club (film)

Suicide Club, known in Japan as Suicide Circle (自殺サークル, Jisatsu Sākuru) is a 2001 Japanese independent horror film written and directed by Sion Sono. The film explores a wave of seemingly unconnected suicides that strikes Japan and the efforts of the police to determine the reasons behind the strange behavior.Suicide Club gained a considerable amount of notoriety in film festivals around the world for its controversial subject matter and gory presentation. It has developed a significant cult ...
Signal Mountain, Tennessee

Signal Mountain, Tennessee

1919Signal Mountain is a town in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. The town is a suburb of Chattanooga and is located on Walden Ridge, a land mass often mistakenly referred to as "Signal Mountain" itself. Signal Mountain is a colloquial name for part of the Walden Ridge close to the town. The population was 7,554 as of the 2010 census.Signal Mountain is located at 35°8′N 85°21′W (35.1291, -85.3424).According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.7 sq...
Henri Brocard

Henri Brocard

Pierre René Jean Baptiste Henri Brocard (12 May 1845 – 16 January 1922) was a French meteorologist and mathematician, in particular a geometer. His best-known achievement is the invention and discovery of the properties of the Brocard points, the Brocard circle, and the Brocard triangle, all bearing his name.Contemporary mathematician Nathan Court wrote that he, along with Émile Lemoine and Joseph Neuberg, was one of the three co-founders of modern triangle geometry. He is listed as an Emerit...
Kingsley Fairbridge

Kingsley Fairbridge

Kingsley Ogilvie Fairbridge (5 May 1885 – 19 July 1924) was the founder of a child emigration scheme to British colonies and the Fairbridge Schools. His life work was the founding of the "Society for the Furtherance of Child Emigration to the Colonies", which was afterwards incorporated as the "Child Emigration Society" and ultimately the "Fairbridge Society".Fairbridge was born in Grahamstown, South Africa, and educated at St Andrew's College, Grahamstown, until the age of 11, when the famil...
Clementina Walkinshaw

Clementina Walkinshaw

Clementina Maria Sophia Walkinshaw (1720 – November 1802) was the mistress of Bonnie Prince Charlie.Clementina was the youngest of the ten daughters of John Walkinshaw of Barrowhill (1671–1731) and his wife Katherine Paterson. The Walkinshaws owned the lands of Barrowfield and Camlachie, and her father had become a wealthy Glasgow merchant (founding the textile village of Calton). However, he was also an Episcopalian and a Jacobite who had fought for the Prince's father in the rising of 1715,...
Sankt Peter-Ording

Sankt Peter-Ording

Sankt Peter-Ording is a popular German seaside spa and a municipality in the district of Nordfriesland, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It is the only German seaside resort that has a sulphur spring and thus terms itself "North Sea spa and sulphur spring". By overnight stays, St. Peter-Ording is the largest seaside resort and has the most overnight stays in the state of Schleswig-Holstein.St. Peter-Ording is situated on the North Sea coast, on the western tip of the Eiderstedt peninsula, appr...
Vitol

Vitol

The Vitol Group is a global energy and commodity trading company that was founded in Rotterdam in 1966 by Henk Viëtor and Jacques Detiger. Though physical trading, logistics and distribution are at the core of the business, these are complemented by refining, shipping, terminals, exploration and production, power generation, mining and retail businesses. Vitol has almost 40 offices worldwide and its largest operations are in Geneva, Houston, London, and Singapore. With revenues of $270 billio...
Summer Sisters

Summer Sisters

Summer Sisters (ISBN 0-385-32405-7) is a 1998 novel by Judy Blume. It focuses on the life of two fictional characters, the girls Victoria Leonard (Vix) and Caitlin Somers.Because of its heavy sexual content, this Blume novel is aimed squarely at an adult audience, not her pre-teen audience for which she gained popularity.Summer Sisters is a coming-of-age novel about two friends, Caitlin Somers and Victoria "Vix" Leonard, who spend every summer together as teenagers. The girls are polar opposi...
Newton High School (New Jersey)

Newton High School (New Jersey)

Newton High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school serving students in ninth through twelfth grades from Newton, in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States, operating as part of the Newton Public School District. Students from Andover Borough, and Andover and Green townships, attend the high school as part of sending/receiving relationships.As of the 2013-14 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,211 students and 68.1 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a studen...
Kilburn High Road railway station

Kilburn High Road railway station

Kilburn High Road railway station is a London Overground station on the London Euston to Watford DC Line near the south end of the Kilburn High Road, London NW6 in the London Borough of Camden.Kilburn High Road railway station opened in 1852 as Kilburn & Maida Vale station by the London and North Western Railway (LNWR). At the beginning of the 20th century the station had platforms on all four lines out of Euston but with the construction of the Euston to Watford DC Line the local service...
Nam phrik

Nam phrik

Nam phrik (Thai: น้ำพริก, pronounced [nám pʰrík]) is a generic term that may refer to any of the types of more or less viscous, spicy, chili-based, hot sauces typical of Thai cuisine. Usual ingredients for nam phrik are fresh or dry chilies, garlic, shallots, lime juice and often some kind of fish or shrimp paste. In the traditional way of preparing the sauce, the ingredients are pounded together using a mortar and pestle, with either salt or fish sauce added to taste.Nam phrik is normal...
RAF Newton

RAF Newton

Royal Air Force station Newton or more simply RAF Newton (ICAO: EGXN) is a former Royal Air Force station located 7 miles (11 km) east of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire and 10.7 miles (17.2 km) south west of Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, EnglandIt was used briefly as a bomber base for squadrons to re-equip after the Battle of France and then as a flying training school during the Second World War and beyond until 2000.Built in 1939, Newton was assigned to No 1 Group in June 1940. O...
Peach Fuzz

Peach Fuzz

Peach Fuzz, is an original English-language manga written and illustrated by Lindsay Cibos and Jared Hodges. It was published in North America and the United Kingdom by Tokyopop in three volumes from January 11, 2005 to December 11, 2007. Peach Fuzz originally started as a short 17-page story in Tokyopop's 2nd Rising Stars of Manga competition, where it won the grand prize. The series also appeared in a Sunday comic strip form within Sunday newspaper comics sections. Peach Fuzz focuses on the...
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